Netanyahu: Israel preparing rescue teams for Guatemala

Israeli PM speaks with Gautemalan president following devastating volcanic eruption, offers to assist in rescue and recovery efforts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2018, 1:24 PM

Jewish aid and rescue organization at Guatemala volcano scene

About 50 ZAKA volunteers join local search and rescue; work perilous, warnings of more eruptions.Mordechai Sones, 6/4/2018, 10:37 PM

Earthquake follows volcanic eruption in Guatemala

5.2-magnitude earthquake on coast of Central American state. Hours earlier, 38 people died in Fuego volcano eruption.Mordechai Sones, 6/4/2018, 7:33 PM

Israel to aid Guatemala after volcano kills 25

Israel sends aid money to Guatemala, after volcanic eruption kills dozens, injures hundreds. Thousands evacuated, 1.7 million affected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2018, 10:16 AM

25 dead in volcano eruption in Guatemala

Guatemalan authorities say six people killed, 20 injured by erupting volcano southwest of the capital, Guatemala City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2018, 6:30 AM

Is Israel really isolated?

When he was secretary of state, John Kerry infamously warned that Israel would become a “pariah” state if it didn’t quickly give into Palestinian Arab demands. Is that the case?Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 5/29/2018, 3:31 PM

Report: Sheldon Adelson flew Guatemalan delegation to Israel

American Jewish philanthropist flew Guatemala's delegation for J'lem embassy unveiling to Israel in his private jet.JTA, 5/27/2018, 6:22 PM

White House praises Guatemala's embassy move

White House welcomes Guatemalan Embassy's move to Jerusalem, urges other countries to follow suit.Elad Benari, 5/18/2018, 1:39 AM

'We will protect the State of Israel'

PM Netanyahu addresses reception in honor of Guatemalan embassy in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2018, 8:04 PM

Knesset Christian Allies Caucus to celebrate embassy moves

MKs across the political spectrum to gather with Christian leaders to celebrate the moves of US, Guatemalan embassies to Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 5/16/2018, 5:01 PM

Guatemala: Israel is a 'light unto the nations'

Watch: Days after US unveiled J'lem embassy, Guatemala returns its embassy to Israeli capital.David Rosenberg, 5/16/2018, 11:29 AM

Watch; Guatemalan flag on Jerusalem Old City walls

Jerusalem municipality thanks Guatemala for moving its embassy to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2018, 10:13 PM

J'lem Mayor: Jerusalem is ready for the US

Mayor Nir Barkat says US embassy move inspiring other nations to 'be part of Jewish return to Jerusalem.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2018, 10:06 AM

'History will remember Guatemala'

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely meets with Guatemala's Foreign Minister prior to opening of Guatemalan embassy in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2018, 5:24 PM

Why these Latin American states are opening embassies in J'lem

What motivated some Latin American countries to go where others fear to tread, and relocate their embassies to Jerusalem?Josefin Dolsten, 5/11/2018, 8:07 AM

Guatemalan flag flies in Jerusalem

Guatemalan Embassy moves from Tel Aviv to the Malha neighborhood of Jerusalem. The official ceremony will take place on May 16.Ido Ben Porat, 5/2/2018, 1:07 AM

Jerusalem mayor promises to aid Guatemala embassy move

Jerusalem mayor promises Guatemalan officials that he'll do everything possible to ensure a fast, smooth, move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2018, 1:03 PM

Guatemalan Consul General: Israel is a special friend and ally

Guatemalan Consul General Monzon says country is 'proud and honored' to stand with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2018, 2:13 PM

Arab League head to Guatemala: Cancel embassy move

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit urges Guatemala to cancel its decision to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 3/9/2018, 5:36 AM

Guatemala: Moving embassy is 'the right thing'

Guatemalan Foreign Minister defends her country's decision to relocate its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 3/7/2018, 2:18 AM

Guatemala to move its embassy to Jerusalem on May 16

Guatemalan President announces his country will move its embassy to Jerusalem two days after the United States.Elad Benari, 3/5/2018, 1:24 AM

'It is an honor to move our embassy to Jerusalem'

Watch: PM Netanyahu meets Guatemalan president in Washington, discusses embassy move to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2018, 10:16 PM

Not just the US: Guatemala plans Jerusalem embassy move by May

Guatemalan president expected to announce time-frame for relocation of embassy to Jerusalem, after US says embassy to open this May.David Rosenberg, 3/4/2018, 8:22 PM

Guatemala court denies attempt to block Israel embassy move

Guatemala court rejects claim that moving embassy to Jerusalem violates international law.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2018, 9:09 PM

'10 more countries in talks to move embassies to Jerusalem'

Dep. Foreign Minister says Israel negotiating with 10 countries over embassy transfers following announcements by US, Guatemala.David Rosenberg, 2/22/2018, 7:15 PM

Guatemalan president feted for recognition of Jerusalem

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, on a visit to the United States, received thanks for decision to move embassy to Jerusalem.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2018, 4:12 AM

Guatemalan president honored for moving embassy to Jerusalem

B’nai B’rith honors Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales for embassy move to Jerusalem.JTA, 1/31/2018, 10:41 AM

Guatemalan lawyer challenges embassy move to Jerusalem

Guatemalan lawyer says his country's decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem violates international law.Elad Benari, 1/10/2018, 5:32 AM

Guatemala: Jerusalem embassy move 'will not be reversed'

Guatemalan Foreign Minister Jovel says she expects world to respect country's decision, Guatemala President Morales calls Israel an 'ally.'AFP, 12/30/2017, 6:47 PM

Guatemala: We weren't pressured into embassy move

Guatemala’s Foreign Minister says the United States did not pressure her country into announcing it will move its embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/28/2017, 3:42 AM

Guatemala: Embassy move a 'sovereign' decision

Guatemalan Foreign Minister says her country's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem shouldn't affect ties with other countries.Elad Benari, 12/27/2017, 5:15 AM

U.S. Jewish leaders commend Guatemala

Leaders of the Conference of Presidents commend Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales for announcing embassy move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2017, 4:15 AM

2 more nations to move embassies to J'lem

The Trump Effect: After the US and Guatemala announce plans to move embassies to Jerusalem, two more countries poised to announce moves.David Rosenberg, 12/26/2017, 12:57 PM

Guatemala starts process of moving embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala’s Foreign Ministry says it is starting the process of moving the country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/26/2017, 6:15 AM

Jordan condemns Guatemala

Jordanian government says Guatemala's decision to move embassy to Jerusalem is a flagrant violation of international law.Elad Benari, 12/26/2017, 5:13 AM

PA blasts Guatemala's 'shameful' decision

PA foreign ministry blasts Guatemala for announcing that it will move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/26/2017, 3:12 AM

Netanyahu: 'US, Guatemala are just the start'

PM Netanyahu says Guatemala's decision to follow US lead on Jerusalem further sign even more countries will move their embassies to capital.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2017, 4:35 PM

Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemalan President announces he had given instructions to move the country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/25/2017, 1:07 AM

Jewish officials honor Guatemalan minister

Latin American Jews honor Guatemalan school project that teaches about the Holocaust.JTA, 12/20/2017, 2:11 PM

Watch: Guatemalan Christian sings 'Shalom Aleichem'

'Today, a Christian named Jose came up to me and told me how highly in his country they regard Jews in general, and Israel in particular.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2017, 1:35 PM

Outgoing Israeli ambassador receives highest Guatemalan honor

Central American nation awards Amb. Moshe Bachar with the Order of Quetzal for strengthening ties between Guatemala and Israel.JTA, 7/30/2017, 4:18 PM

Guatemalan mayor to serve year in jail for expelling haredim

Mayor to serve 1 year in prison for expelling 500 members of extremist haredi sect Lev Thor.AFP, 4/4/2017, 10:52 PM

Guatemala works with Jewish community to teach about Holocaust

Guatemalan government partners with the local Jewish community to launch an educational project to study the Holocaust.JTA, 3/16/2017, 3:23 PM

Israeli tourist drowns in Guatemala

A 60-year-old Israeli tourist was killed when her raft capsized on the Cahabon river in Guatemala.Yoel Domb, 1/10/2017, 1:06 PM

Israel thanks Guatemala for role in creation of the Jewish state

Knesset Speaker thanks Guatemala for its critical role in helping establish as the Central American nation's president wrapped up a visit.JTA, 12/1/2016, 5:40 AM

No evidence of crimes by Lev Tahor sect

A delegation of Israeli officials visited the Lev Tahor community in Guatemala amid allegations of abuse and child marriages.Nitzan Keidar, 9/27/2016, 4:08 PM

Jewish sect in Guatemala

Lev Tahor relocates within Guatemala after saying it was harassed by local authorities.JTA, 9/27/2016, 2:58 AM

Guatemalan authorities raid fringe 'Lev Tahor' sect

Police in Guatemala raid compound of extreme sect 'Lev Tahor' after suspicions of child abuse; sect had left Canada for similar reasons.JTA, 9/15/2016, 7:14 AM

Guatemalan protesters use anti-Semitic language

Demonstrators in Guatemala use anti-Semitic language to protest major power company owned by an Israeli group.JTA, 5/18/2016, 3:27 AM

Extremist Haredi Cult Searches for New Home in Guatemala

Controversial cult was expelled from a Guatemalan village, but members say they want to stay in Central American state.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2014, 11:43 AM

Jews Leave Guatemalan Village Claiming Threats

230 Jews, reportedly from the Lev Tahor cult, start leaving village; locals claim they 'wanted to impose their religion.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2014, 8:12 AM

Lost in Translation? 'Expelled' Guatemalan Jews from Lev Tahor

After media hubbub over Nazi-like threats against Jews, local leader says Spanish news omitted that group is Jewish cult.Tova Dvorin and Ari Yashar, 6/8/2014, 8:31 AM

Small Guatemalan Town Uses Nazi-Esque Tactics to Expel Jews

Mayor of Guatemalan town has made 'Jew registry,' ordered two Jewish families to leave. 'Their customs aren't like ours,' he insists.Tova Dvorin, 5/28/2014, 4:00 PM

Anti-Zionist Canadian Cult Flees For Guatemala

Lev Tahor cult members try to flee on day of court verdict over abuses, held in Trinidad by authorities.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 3/6/2014, 9:27 PM

Flour Thrown in Face of 1st Female Guatemalan VP

Attack by 2 women on Roxana Baldetti after state of the nation speech in protest over crimes against women.Ari Yashar, 1/15/2014, 2:54 PM

Netanyahu: Final Deal Should Dismantle Iran's Nuclear Program

PM Netanyahu tells visiting Guatemalan President that Iran's nuclear program is the greatest threat to the Middle East.Elad Benari, 12/10/2013, 5:42 AM

Guatemala Recognizes 'Free, Sovereign Palestine'

Guatemala has recognized “Palestine” as a sovereign state, claiming such a move will help foster peace in the Middle East. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/10/2013, 9:06 PM